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Silver Prices Today and the Near-Term Forecast


Silver prices today are hovering around $14.28 an ounce, down nearly 10% for the year. Silver linings have been hard to come by lately in this precious metal market.

On Nov. 11, the silver price had declined for 10 trading sessions, a rare event in the markets. The $4.5 billion iShares Silver Trust (NYSE: SLV) has followed silver, also down for 10 straight days.

But we've seen some encouraging signs lately that point to higher silver prices in 2016...

Silver Prices Today Down on Federal Reserve Speeches

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Silver prices today fell 0.2% as investors listen to speeches from U.S. Federal Reserve officials on monetary policy.

Investors are listening for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates at next month's meeting on Dec. 15-16.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movement...

Silver Prices Today Fall After Janet Yellen's Rate Hike Comments

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Silver prices today (Thursday) tumbled 0.8% as the metal continues its five-day losing streak.

Today's loss came after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's hawkish interest rate comment during a speech to Congress yesterday.

But there's still one way you can safely profit from today's price movement...

Silver Prices Today Drop 3.5% After Fed Teases December Rate Hike


Silver prices today fell after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) made a hawkish statement regarding interest rates.

The decline came after the Fed said it would consider hiking interest rates at its next meeting in December.

But there's one reason why the Fed wouldn't dare hike rates in 2015...

Silver Prices Today Fall Despite Prospect of ECB Quantitative Easing

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Silver prices today fell despite the European Central Bank's potential plans to expand its $68 billion bond-buying program.

Metal prices typically benefit from stimulus measures because investors usually buy them as "safe haven" investments.

Here's how silver can save your portfolio from potential ECB woes...

Gold and Silver Prices Today Move Higher as U.S. Dollar Declines

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Gold and silver prices today settled at their highest level in four months as the Fed remains dovish and the U.S. dollar prepares for a weekly loss.

The dollar has fallen 1.9% so far this month and is on track to lose more than 0.5% this week.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movement...

Price of Silver Today Falls 2.6% Ahead of FOMC Minutes


The price of silver today sank lower as investors brace for the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

The minutes could provide insight into the Fed's global economic growth concerns and future plans for raising rates.

Here's how you can profit from silver investing despite today's downturn...

Silver Prices Today Down Following ADP Jobs Data


Silver prices today fell lower after payroll processor ADP released a better than expected jobs report.

The decline in silver prices today comes after ADP reported U.S. companies added 200,000 private sector jobs in September.

But there are still a few ways you can safely invest in the precious metal...

Silver Price Forecast Sees Gains on This Overlooked Headwind

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Today we're looking at how behavior leading up to and right after the Sept. 17 Fed decision has shaped our new silver price forecast.

Silver tends to mirror gold's price movements, both up and down - but with leverage. However, there's another factor most are underestimating in relation to silver prices.

It's like "rocket fuel" for precious metals - and especially silver. Take a look...

Why the Silver Price per Ounce Is Down Today


The silver price per ounce today tumbled into the red as concerns mount over China's economic slowdown.

Today, China reported that manufacturing activity fell to its lowest level since the Great Recession.

While China's economy has been bearish for silver, there's still a way to safely play the volatility...

Silver Prices Today Up Ahead of FOMC Meeting Announcement

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Silver prices today saw modest gains as precious metals investors await an interest rate announcement from the FOMC meeting.

Janet Yellen is slated to announce whether the committee will lift interest rates for the first time in nine years.

Here's what to expect if the Fed implements a rate hike...

Commodity Prices Update: Faber, Icahn, Soros Make Big Bets on the Sector

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A few legendary influencers in investing are making huge bets right now on commodities, an area that's faced - and continues to face - some pretty strong headwinds.

Famed hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller recently made a $323 million bet on gold. Carl Icahn took an 8.5% position in copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX).

What are we to make of this? And how could this impact commodity prices? Take a look...

What Is the Silver Price per Ounce Today?


The silver price per ounce today fell into the red as the precious metal's future remains uncertain ahead of next week's FOMC meeting.

The two-day assembly will determine whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates for the first time in 10 years.

Here's what you need to know about today's price movement...

Silver Prices Today Slightly Down Alongside Dow Jones Industrial Average

Silver prices today (Thursday) saw a minor retreat as U.S. markets remained mostly flat throughout the day.

The flat movement in silver prices continues to mirror the broader market.

Here's the main reason why major U.S. indices have been so quiet today...

Silver Prices Today Slide as Indices Rebound from Stock Market Crash


Silver prices today continued their three-day losing streak despite a rebound in U.S. stock markets following "Black Monday."

The precious metal has been in a free fall as U.S. and Chinese markets reel from their largest sell-offs in years.

But silver is still a healthy long-term investment. Here's why...